General Fair Information

Here you will find details about purchasing tickets, admission, pricing, discounts, hours, parking and more. Also visit the Fair Guide and News for links to Fair stories.

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Fair Facebook ContestsFinal Facebook Drawing from Everyone Who Posts Fair Photos!

Visit the Merced County Fair on Facebook and post your pictures from the Fair. That's all you have to do to enter. Winner will receive a SUPER GIFT BASKET OF FAIR PRIZES... a great prize package!

Merced County Fair Is Coming June 10-14, 2015

Mark your calendars for the 124th Merced County Fair. See you there!

We're Leaving the 2014 Fair Info Below "Live" for a While, So You Can Review Great Fair Days!

View the Fair's TV Ads on YouTube

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Table Mountain FREE Concert Series presented by Modelo Especial and Xfinity

Each night a headline entertainment act will appear at 8:30 p.m. in the Outdoor Theatre, where all concerts are FREE with the price of admission to the fair. The Outdoor Theatre Concert Series is brought to you by Table Mountain Casino. View details at concerts & attractions.

Grandstand Entertainment presented by Table Mountain, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Modelo Especial and Rancho San Miguel Markets

Your $5 general fair admission gets you into the Grandstand to watch the IMCA Sport Modifieds Auto Races Thursday, June 12 free of charge. The Jet Car Show has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. View grandstand lineup at concerts & attractions.

Fair Hours

Wednesday through Friday, June 11-13, 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Saturday, June 14, Fair Opens at 3:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Sunday, June 15, Fair Opens at noon to 12:30 a.m. (FREE 'Til 3 – General Admission is free for everyone from noon until 3 p.m.)

Parking

• Parking is $5 per vehicle.

• "Preferred Parking" – These parking permits will offer exclusive "in and out" parking privileges in the fairgrounds' livestock parking lot beginning Monday prior to the Fair. For more information, call the fair office at (209) 722-1507.

Part of G Street Closed to Traffic During the Fair

To keep pedestrians safe when walking to or from the Merced County Fair, the portion of G Street between Childs Avenue and West 11th Street will be closed to through traffic during the fair.

Schedule of All Daily Fairtime Events

View our schedule of all the shows, entertainers, bands, grounds performers, children's attractions, and events. It shows who is doing what and when including time and location. Visit our Schedule of Fairtime Events page to view or print before you come to the Fair!

Visit Concerts & Attractions

Visit Concerts & Attractions page to see Table Mountain FREE Concert Series presented by Modelo Especial & Xfinity.

Also visit Concerts & Attractions for Grandstand Entertainment presented by Table Mountain, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Modelo Especial and Rancho San Miguel Markets.

Special Offers and Special Days:

Wednesday, June 11: Mercy Medical Center Seniors Day

FREE admission Seniors 65 and better on opening day!

Thursday, June 12: Kids' Day

FREE admission for all children 12 years and younger!

Sunday, June 15: FREE 'til 3

General Admission is free for everyone from noon until 3 p.m.

Enter the special "Day of" Cooking Contests and you get FREE admission to the Fair...

View this summary of all the "Day Of" contests. No advance entry forms, simply enter that day and get free admission with your entry! The online Exhibitor's Handbooks contain complete instructions plus online entry forms. That's all there is to it!

THANK YOU MERCED COUNTY FAIR SPONSORS

Table Mountain CasinoO'Reilly Auto PartsMercy Medical CenterModelo EspecialRabobankRancho San Miguel MarketsAmerican AgCreditPepsi